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Old 04-02-2016, 09:15 AM   #4
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City: Seneca Lake NY
Country: US
Vessel Name: Bacchus
Vessel Model: MS 34 HT Trawler
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 2,196
Originally Posted by kendad View Post
I looking at a "97" 350/390 Mainship that may have some issues.
... second is a two year old suvey @ 1450 hrs in 2014 that really doesn't say anything negative other than " Both unit are down on full load rpm (overpropped).
Why over prop? !
No experience w/ Volvo's or tranny but I'd be cautious & asking more about the over long? why? Since new? Owners & brokers can tell you most anything - look for evidence - maintenance records, talk to the yard / mechanic that did the work? How about talking to the surveyor for more Q&A

I'm no diesel expert but have been trying to research & understanding...
Continued operation overloaded not a good situation and should probably be investigated thoroughly / fixed before undertaking a long haul cruise. probably worth a membership to research the engine, tranny, overprop situation.
2008 MS 34 HT Trawler
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